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“Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.”

On Tuesday morning, the USDA released some shocking statistics that confirmed fears about the world’s supply of grains, oilseeds and cotton reaching dangerously low levels. Corn rang the bell locking limit up at Tuesday’s close after rising the maximum allowed by the Chicago Board of Trade.

Five years ago on New Year’s Eve, the Theo T left the Texas Gulf Coast with the first U.S. shale crude shipment overseas. The oil, gathered from nearby ConocoPhillips wells and sold to trading giant Vitol Group, set sail for Italy just two weeks after lawmakers lifted a long-standing ban on …

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